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Which proton-pump inhibitor is best? nexium, (esomeprazole) prilosec, or prevacid and why?

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Dr. Charles Cattano answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

...merits based on duration of action, side effects, tolerance, cost/insurance coverage. All are equally efficacious, so your question should be better phrased, "which is better for me?", and that we can't answer since we don't know your particular circumstances.

Answered Feb 2, 2019



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Dr. Thomas Namey answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

The plethorta of side effects of these drugs has only become evident. Nutritional deficiencies, osteoporosis, chronic kidney issues, and acelerated heart disease. They should be short term. H2 blockers are a preferred treatment!

Answered Jul 25, 2018



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